Media advisory - Video conference of transport ministers, 8 December 2020

Source: Council of the European Union (Council) i, published on Monday, December 7 2020.

Indicative programme

Chair: Mr Andreas Scheuer, Federal Minister for Transport and Digital Infrastructure of Germany

10.00 Beginning of the video conference of transport ministers

Eurovignette (public session)

Any other business (public session)

  • new mobility approach
  • current rail transport proposals
  • investment in the extension of the European rail network
  • 4th High Level Meeting on Connected and Automated Driving

13.00 - 14.30 Break

14.30 Single European Sky (public session)

Any other business (public session)

  • impact of COVID-19 on air passengers rights
  • Passenger Locator Forms: Update on exchange platform
  • social aspects in air transport
  • crew changes in maritime transport
  • Joint Visegrad Group statement on the upcoming revision of the TEN-T
  • work programme of the incoming Portuguese Presidency

At the end of the videoconference (+/- 18.30) - press conference on live streaming.

Arrangements for the press conference

Please note that there will be no physical press conference. EU accredited journalists will be able to ask questions remotely using this link.

Deadline for registration: Tuesday, 8 December 2020, 17.00

Those who already registered for the previous video conferences of Transport and Telecommunications Council do not need to do it again. Further instructions will be sent to all registered participants approximately half an hour after the deadline.

Videos and photos from the event

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